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Violent expiratory events: on coughing and sneezing

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Fluid Mechanics, March 2014
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • One of the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#3 of 759)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (99th percentile)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (90th percentile)

Mentioned by

news
32 news outlets
blogs
6 blogs
twitter
53 tweeters
facebook
3 Facebook pages

Readers on

mendeley
71 Mendeley
Title
Violent expiratory events: on coughing and sneezing
Published in
Journal of Fluid Mechanics, March 2014
DOI 10.1017/jfm.2014.88
Authors

Lydia Bourouiba, Eline Dehandschoewercker, John W. M. Bush, Lydia Bourouiba, Eline Dehandschoewercker, John W. M. Bush

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 8 11%
Spain 1 1%
France 1 1%
United Kingdom 1 1%
Norway 1 1%
Hong Kong 1 1%
Vietnam 1 1%
Korea, Republic of 1 1%
Unknown 56 79%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 23 32%
Researcher 11 15%
Student > Master 10 14%
Student > Bachelor 7 10%
Professor 4 6%
Other 16 23%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Engineering 34 48%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 5 7%
Unspecified 5 7%
Mathematics 5 7%
Physics and Astronomy 5 7%
Other 17 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 344. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 19 January 2018.
All research outputs
#20,036
of 8,940,838 outputs
Outputs from Journal of Fluid Mechanics
#3
of 759 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#405
of 178,558 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of Fluid Mechanics
#1
of 10 outputs
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